Nanticoke

noun Nan·ti·coke \ ˈnantəˌkōk \

Definition of Nanticoke

plural Nanticoke or Nanticokes
1 a :an American Indian people of eastern Maryland and southern Delaware
b :a member of such people
2 :an Alonquian language of the Nanticoke and Conoy peoples
3 :one of a group of people of mixed American Indian, white, and black ancestry in southern Delaware

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Origin and Etymology of nanticoke

Nanticoke Naitaquok, literally, tidewater people


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